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University of Alberta

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Job title: Dean, Faculty of Pharmacy
Job location: Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2 Canada
Requisition code: J14-EXS-213
Date posted: 10/22/10
Job type: Full-Time

Job Classification

Job Category:Academic - Dean

Job Description

Job description:
University of Manitoba
Dean, Faculty of Pharmacy

The University of Manitoba invites nominations, applications and expressions of interest for the position of Dean, Faculty of Pharmacy.

Located in Winnipeg, the University of Manitoba is a uniquely comprehensive medical/doctoral institution with 24 faculties and schools, serving over 27,000 students. The University stimulates over $1.8 billion in economic activity in the province, and is a leader in Manitoba’s knowledge economy. To learn more about this remarkable university, please visit:

Built upon a strong foundation of pharmacy education within the province, the Faculty of Pharmacy is characterized by its teaching expertise at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, collaborative research programs, and practice partnerships in the health sciences. The Faculty is housed in the new Apotex Centre, with state-of-the-art laboratories and research services, and in close proximity to the other health sciences faculties and to a large tertiary health care centre. The Faculty of Pharmacy has approximately 200 undergraduate students and a small, but thriving graduate program. Its annual operating budget is $3.7M, and research funding is in excess of $1M.

Reporting directly to the Vice-President (Academic) and Provost, the Dean will provide strong and innovative leadership within the faculty, promote collaboration with other faculties, and work with all stakeholders to champion health system innovation.

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
Candidates must possess proven leadership and administrative abilities, a distinguished record of teaching and scholarship, and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in education and research. Candidates must also demonstrate qualities for leadership in the profession and be committed to working closely with national and provincial professional pharmacy organizations.

Review of candidates will begin in late November 2010, with the appointment of the new Dean expected to take place July 1, 2011. Please respond in confidence to the address shown below.

The University of Manitoba encourages applications from qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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